Meet our Team

Jacie Knight

Artistic Director/ Founder

Jacie is known for her commitment to developing extraordinary artists and exceptional leaders from the young people of the Twin Cities community while providing highest-quality theatre experiences for families. Over twenty years, she has directed and produced more than 50 main stage productions and written 11 plays for YPC.
Other theatre organizations Jacie has worked with as a freelance director and arts educator include: History Theatre, Steppingstone Theatre for Youth Development, Child’s Play Theatre (now Stages), Children’s Theatre Company, Climb Theatre and Chanhassen Dinner Theatre. Jacie has been a fellow with the James P. Shannon Leadership Institute and received her BA in Theatre from Augsburg College.

612-623-9180 x100 — jknight@youthperformanceco.org

Sherilyn Howes

Associate Director

 

612-623-9180 x101 — showes@youthperformanceco.org

BOARD of DIRECTORS

Deb Brisch-Cramer, President
Eve Bassinger
Marjie Blevins
Jennifer Breitinger
Linda Casagrande
Lisa Dejoras
Jill Jensen Coghlan
Miriam Johnson-Dunkirk
Nina Jonson
Stephannie Keller
Julie Kendrick
Rich Knowlton
Leah Lewis-Frazier
David Maggitt
Susan Misukanis
Annie O’Connor
David Peterson
Chad Pitman
Kevin Ramach
Maggie Thaden
Keri VanOverschelde
Brenda Vaughn